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Selected Colleges Comparison

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Acceptance Rate and Application Statistics

The following table compares the admission related statistics including number of applicants, admitted, and enrolled between selected colleges. The average acceptance rate of selected colleges is 4.00% and the average admission yield (enrollment rate) is 72.14%.
Columbia University in the City of New York has the tighest (lowest) acceptance rate of 4.00% and Stanford University has the highest yield (enrollment rate) of 79.99% among selected colleges. The numbers in parenthesis() in below table represent the number and rate by gender (men/women). The statistics is based on the latest data from IPEDS, U.S. Department of Education for academic year 2021-2022.
Admission Stats Comparison Between Selected Colleges
Name ApplicantsAdmittedEnrolledAcceptance RateEnrollment Rate
Columbia University in the City of New York61,110 (25,463/35,647) 2,444 (1,273/1,426) 1,589 (840/913) 4% (5%/4%) 65% (66%/3%)
Stanford University55,471 (28,332/27,139) 2,219 (1,133/1,086) 1,775 (918/868) 4% (4%/4%) 80% (81%/3%)
Average58,291 (26,898/26,898)2,332 (1,203/1,256)1,682 (879/891)4.00% (4.5%/4.7%)72.14% (73.1%/70.9%)

SAT Scores Comparison

The average SAT score of 25th percentile is 1,470 and 75th percentile is 1,570 for selected colleges. By subject, the average score of the SAT Evidence-based Reading and Writing is 745 and the average SAT Math score is 775.
has the highest SAT scores of -1 and has the lowest SAT scores of 1,000,000 among selected colleges. The following table compares SAT Scores between selected colleges for academic year 2021-2022.
SAT Score Comparison Between Selected Colleges
NameSubmit%*
(Submit#**)
Evidence-Based Reading and WritingMath
25th 175th 225th 175th 2
Columbia University in the City of New York43%
(704)
720770750800
Stanford University13%
(271)
720770750800
Average28.00% 720.00770.00 750.00800.00

*Number of first-time degree/certificate-seeking students submitting SAT scores.

**Percent of first-time degree/certificate-seeking students submitting SAT scores.

125th Percentile: 25% of students scored at or below.

275th Percentile: 25% of students scored above.

ACT Scores Comparison

The average ACT score of 25th percentile is 101 and 75th percentile is 105 for selected colleges. By subject, the average ACT Composite score is 35, the average ACT English score is 36, and the average ACT Math score is 33.
has the highest ACT scores of -1 and has the lowest ACT scores of 1,000,000 among selected colleges. The following table compares ACT Scores between selected colleges for academic year 2021-2022.
ACT Score Comparison Between Selected Colleges
NameSubmit%*
(Submit#**)
CompositeEnglishMath
25th 175th 225th 175th 2 25th 175th 2
Columbia University in the City of New York28%
(464)
3435 35363235
Stanford University9%
(186)
3435 35363133
Average18.50% 34.0035.00 35.0036.00 31.5034.00

*Number of first-time degree/certificate-seeking students submitting SAT scores.

**Percent of first-time degree/certificate-seeking students submitting SAT scores.

125th Percentile: 25% of students scored at or below.

275th Percentile: 25% of students scored above.

Application Requirements

The following table list and compare the requirements when applying selected colleges based on academic year 2021-2022 data.
Application Requirements Comparison Between Selected Colleges
NameHS GPAHS RankHS Record Prep. ProgramRec.Compe.SAT/ACTTOEFL
Columbia University in the City of New York
Stanford University

: Required : Considered but not Required : Recommended : Neither Required nor Recommended

  • HS GPA: High School or Secondary School GPA
  • HS Rank: High School or Secondary School Rank
  • HS Record: High School or Secondary School Record
  • Prep. Program: Completion of College Preparatory Program
  • Rec.: Recommendations
  • Comp.: Formal demonstration of competencies (e.g., portfolios, certificates of mastery, assessment instruments)